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Technical and Community College News

 

South Carolina

Midlands Technical College to unveil new Lexington North Lake Center
wach.com – June 13, 2024
Midlands Technical College is hosting a ribbon cutting for their newest center in Lexington County on Thursday.
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$50k Granted To SC Governor’s School For Science & Mathematics Foundation
wfxb.com – June 12, 2024
The camps are taking place in technical colleges across the state and are for rising 6th-10th graders.
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Central Carolina Technical College Marketing and Communications Department Wins 7 National Advertising Awards
cctech.edu – June 12, 2024
The Central Carolina Technical College Marketing and Communications department was recently named a winner in the 39th Annual Educational Advertising (EduAD) Awards competition.
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TCL to hold Saturday Enrollment Fair in Beaufort, Bluffton
Bluffon Today – June 12, 2024
The Technical College of the Lowcountry will hold an enrollment fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at its Beaufort Mather and New River campuses.
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HGTC hosts award-winning chef at International Culinary Institute
Horry County Business Journal – June 10, 2024
Horry-Georgetown Technical College is presenting Chef James Porter from TERRA Manor & Farm in Prescott, Arizona.
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HGTC recognizes success in radiologic technology program
Horry County Business Journal – June 10, 2024
Horry-Georgetown Technical College announced the radiologic technology graduating cohort of 2024 has achieved an exceptional milestone.
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Georgia-Pacific gives $5K to OCtech Foundation
The Times and Democrat – June 6, 2024
The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation has received a $5,000 gift from Georgia-Pacific for the college’s Electrical Engineering Technology program.
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Greenville Technical College holds adjunct faculty virtual networking and hiring event
UpstateBizSC – June 4, 2024
A virtual networking and hiring event will connect qualified adjunct faculty applicants with department representatives who have hiring needs at Greenville Technical College.
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National

Federal Innovation Push Brings ‘Moment of Change’ for Community Colleges
Inside Higher Ed – June 14, 2024
As the National Science Foundation ramps up investment in technological innovation, community colleges are training the workforce needed to support emerging scientific advances.
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Students pitch their passion projects
Community College Daily – June 13, 2024
On Tuesday night in a hearing room on Capitol Hill, 12 teams of community college students anxiously stood next to posters that outlined innovations they’d been working on for months.
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Divided Over Digital Learning
Inside Higher Ed – June 12, 2024
A new report finds that students are much less likely than their professors to favor in-person instruction, but far more inclined to use (and pay for) generative AI.
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Paying off across generations
Community College Daily – June 12, 2024
Pollianna Moshenskiy is not an ordinary teenager. At 18, she recently earned an associate degree from Tennessee’s Cleveland State Community College a week before graduating from Cleveland High School (CHS).
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A Potential Path Forward for Pell Grant Expansion
Inside Higher Ed – June 11, 2024
Proponents of controversial legislation to expand the Pell Grant to short-term workforce training programs want to attach it to a defense bill that Congress must pass. A House committee will determine whether the gambit works.
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Diving into how community colleges used HEERF money
Community College Daily – June 11, 2024
Federal Covid funding to community colleges during the pandemic may have ended last summer, but a new study examines how two-year colleges used those funds and gauges areas of concern now that the money is gone.
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Building the cyber workforce pipeline
Community College Daily – June 10, 2024
Several weeks ago at Blue Ridge Community College’s commencement ceremony, hundreds of students celebrated the completion of programs preparing them to enter diverse industry sectors, ranging from healthcare to manufacturing to education and more.
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DataPoints: Fewer recent high school grads enroll in community college
Community College Daily – June 9, 2024
Of the 3.1 million students ages 16 to 24 who graduated from high school between January and October 2023, 1.9 million (61.4%) were enrolled in colleges or universities in October of that year, according to a recent analysis by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
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